2020 : Best Kids Tool Box — Fun Pretend Play Gift Ideas
Open-ended play is essential for children’s healthy growth and development. It’s so important, pediatricians are even writing prescriptions for it! These pretend play toys can help build kids’ creative thinking skills and so much more. We’ve included extra play ideas for each to keep the imaginative play going!
The STEAM Life Toy Drill is battery powered and works like a real drill. The toy play tools will have your little one pretending to be like mommy or daddy or their favorite fictional handyman.
Promising review: "It’s cheaply made but it was cheap so it is ok. The measuring tape won’t roll back in easily-but overall a cute toy. Got it for grandson and while wrapping granddaughter wanted to try it out-will have to get her one-she is loving it!" - Kal
Get it now for $26.97.
The STEAM Life Toy Chainsaw Tool roars and moves like a real chainsaw. The toy has soft rubber teeth to ensure your little one cannot hurt themselves or others.
Promising review: "The chainsaw is the standout in this neat set. Love the sounds and spinning. Very realistic and has specific controls to make it work. Great learning for little ones! We love it." - Alex G.
Get it now for $29.97.
Designed to activate the imagination of your toddler, this Dr. kit comes complete with 30 realistic pieces to keep your boy or girl busy for hours at a time. Also includes an doctors apron for dress up and role playing.
Promising review: "This toy dr. Kit is super adorable. Both my 4yo son and 6yo daughter have had a blast playing with all the pieces, taking turns being the parent or the doctor of baby. Lots of imaginative play and plenty of pieces for a great price!" - Bellaxgonzalez
Get it now for $25.97.
Your little ones will get hours of entertainment pretending to make pretend smoothies or toasting some bread for tea time. The appliances really operate for an immersive experience.
Promising review: "My daughter is all about her play kitchen. This toaster and blender are quality and realistic. Good size for her play set." - Anthony Michael
Get it now for $22.97.
Designed to activate the imagination of your toddler, this toolkit comes complete with 19 realistic pieces to keep your boy or girl busy for hours at a time.
Promising review: "Got this for my 3 yr old grandson for Christmas and he loves it! He has always enjoyed "helping daddy" and this set is the perfect size for him. Whenever daddy starts to fix something he runs to get h is "tool chest" so he can "help". And he LOVES wearing the safety googles!" - Dreamskape
Get it now for $21.97.